Aunt Rebecca's Creamed Potatoes & Peas

Recipe by keen5
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    small red potatoes, cut into 1 1/2 &quot,pieces
  • 8
    slices bacon, cut into 1/2 &quot,pieces
  • 1
    cup red onion, cut into 1/2 &quot,pieces
  • 2
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 14
    teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 10
    ounces frozen tender tiny peas, thawed,drained
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DIRECTIONS

  • In 2-qt.
  • saucepan place potatoes.
  • Add enough water to cover; bring to a full boil.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender (about 10 to 15 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, in 10" skillet, cook bacon over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until partially cooked (about 4 minutes).
  • Add onion; continue cooking until browned.
  • Drain off fat except for 2 tablespoons; set bacon and onion aside.
  • Stir flour, thyme leaves, salt and pepper into reserved 2 tablespoons of fat.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly (about 30 seconds).
  • Stir in Whipping cream, peas, bacon, onion and potatoes.
  • Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and is heated through (about 3 to 4 minutes).
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